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UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018

Not throwing away their shot: MEAD Alternative students are headed to ‘Hamilton’

Forty students from MEAD Alternative High School were selected for a daylong workshop in Seattle, where they’ll work with the musical’s cast, perform original numbers and, finally, attend the show …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018

Mead voters agree to pay for new middle school, football stadium

Voters sided with school officials trying to keep up with growth in north Spokane and agreed gave the Mead School District another $114 million for a new middle school, elementary …

UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017

‘Piggyback Bandit’ spotted at Mead, North Central high schools

The so-called “Piggyback Bandit” has returned to Spokane.

UPDATED: Mon., July 24, 2017

The Dirt: Mixed use planned for Music City Building

The Music City Building, at 1011 W. First Ave., is scheduled to have 3,300 square feet of space remodeled for business use. It will have common areas, and just over …

UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017

Biology test could keep diploma from thousands of Washington high school seniors

Thousands of high school seniors who have failed their biology assessment test may need help from the Legislature to get their diploma.

UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017

Family of girl hit by SUV while trying to catch school bus sues driver and Mead School District

The family of a young girl hit by an SUV while walking to her school bus stop on Pine Glen Road in June is suing the driver and the Mead …

Mead High School 2016-17 first semester honor roll

Mead High School has announced its honor roll for the first semester of the 2016-17 school year. Seniors

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017

Number of schools impacted by mumps outbreak grows

Hundreds of unvaccinated students at a dozen Spokane County schools are being ordered to stay home during the ongoing mumps outbreak, almost double the number of schools previously identified.

More than 200 Spokane-area students unvaccinated for mumps ordered home by health district

The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered more than 200 unvaccinated students in the Spokane area home following additional mumps cases.

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017

Health district orders some students without mumps vaccinations to stay home

The Spokane Regional Health District has ordered unvaccinated students at schools where mumps cases have been reported to stay home.

Mead High School AP Scholars

Students from Mead High School have earned AP Scholar Awards for their academic success on their Advance Placement exams.

Mt. Spokane High School AP Scholars

Students from Mt. Spokane High School have earned AP Scholar Awards for their academic success on their Advance Placement exams. National AP Scholars

Mead program pays summer-school tuition for English Language Learners

Mead School District is covering tuition for summer school for English Language Learners this year.

Quiet student finds her voice through drama

The words “quiet leadership” can be used to describe senior Lyndsey Witmer from North Star School in the Mead School District.

New Washington laws could prevent suicides, keep people warm during power outages

New laws cover suicide attempts, old school buildings, wood stoves in

Old school buildings would get new lease on life in bill supported by Mead district

OLYMPIA – Mead and other school districts in Washington would be allowed to extend the life of buildings they are replacing, using them to provide extra classrooms needed as class …

Riverpoint Academy adds two grades

Mead’s Riverpoint Academy will open its doors to ninth- and 10th-graders starting this fall after the board of directors approved expanding the school on Jan. 25.

Teen inventors win MIT grant

Eight students from the Riverpoint Academy won a grant from MIT to build a device that will help refugees power portable electronics. They will present their final project at MIT …

Shawn Vestal: Book fair at Mead school just part of data-driven effort to help kids

In December, Shiloh Hills Elementary School will have a book fair for kindergartners, first-graders and second-graders. Lots of elementary schools have book fairs, of course. But the Shiloh Hills fair …

Family moves from Colorado for Mt. Spokane High School

The Russo family chose a high school for their two daughters in the same way many families pick a college. They researched and interviewed prospective schools. They visited. They spoke …

Election preview: Mead school candidates have similar concerns, different backgrounds

John Hatcher and long-time incumbent Robert Olson have similar positions on the issues in the race for a school board seat representing District 3 in the Mead School District.

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 28, 2015

Farwell teacher earned his ‘Star Wars’ nerd stripes

Dave Turner wasn’t born a Star Wars nerd. It was something the Farwell Elementary music teacher earned by building his own TIE fighter costume.

Spokane music teacher gives back with ‘Star Wars’ costume

Dave Turner wasn’t born a Star Wars nerd. It was something the Farwell Elementary music teacher earned.

No room for full-day kindergarten at some schools

Two elementary schools in Mead and one in Central Valley turned down state money for full-day kindergarten programs because they don’t have enough room. At the end of the latest …

Mead School District teachers take reading to neighborhoods

He circled warily, his small bike wobbly on the grassy lawn of the North Side apartment complex. He glanced at the boxes of books as he circled ever closer. Finally, …

County Commission approves controversial Wandermere apartments

Spokane County Commissioners gave the go-ahead Tuesday night for construction of a controversial apartment complex near Wandermere Golf Course.

EWU rocket soars to 3rd place in competition

The rocket, which was built by about 25 students in EWU rocketry club, carried a plane designed and built by students of Mead School District’s Riverpoint Academy, an alternative high …

Recently reinstated, Sean Carty resigns as Mead football coach

After losing his job as Mead High School football coach in late March and having it restored on appeal in late May, Sean Carty announced to parents on Monday that …

Mead teachers will not join Spokane Public Schools walkout

Mead School District teachers will not join teachers in Spokane Public Schools and the East Valley School District in a walkout on Wednesday. The teachers voted Friday morning against a …

East Valley teachers to join walkout

Teachers in the East Valley School District voted Thursday to join Spokane Public Schools teachers in a one-day strike on Wednesday, but teachers in the Central Valley and Cheney school …